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2 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

Gallery: Original copy of Magna Carta arrives in Bury St Edmunds

An original 1215 copy of the Magna Carta has now been installed at St Edmundsbury Cathedral ahead of an exhibition which will give people from the area a rare opportunity to see it.

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3 hrs ago | Ipswich Evening Star

Suffolk: Rise in number of young addicts seeking treatment as drug arrests of the young increase

A proliferation of drugs has led to rising numbers of Suffolk drug addicts seeking treatment at a younger age, according to a leading counsellor.

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6 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

Celebration planned as the Queen's Baton visits Newmarket in June,...

Glasgow 2014 of an aerial image of a giant 100 which has been painted onto the grass at Hampden Park, which is being temporarily transformed from Scotland's national stadium into a track and field venue for the Games, to mark 100 days to go until the even The Queen's Baton will be brought to Newmarket by the town's own Commonwealth Games gold ... (more)

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11 hrs ago | East Anglian Daily Times

West Suffolk: Support growing for hospital's Forget-Me-Not dementia appeal

Staff giving Easter treats to dementia patients including hot cross buns and some Easter eggs.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Eastern Daily Press

'Roman' skeletons unearthed among treasure haul during digs in west Suffolk

Ancient skeletons that could date back to Roman Britain are among a haul of "exciting archaeological finds" uncovered in a series of digs in west Suffolk villages.

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Bury Free Press

Girl said she would kill herself on anniversary of friend's suicide

Police 'flagged up' concerns over the number of times they were called to a Brandon care home where a 16-year-old girl hanged herself, an inquest has heard.

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Bury Free Press

Controlled explosion in Wyverstone after parish council chairman charged with firearms offences

A controlled explosion was carried out in a quiet Suffolk village after a parish council chairman was charged with possessing weapons including an AK47 assault rifle and Uzi machine gun.

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Ipswich Evening Star

First World War: The medical corps ambualnce driver who adopted a battle weary dog in France

'Old Contemptible' William Nicholas must have had an angel at his shoulder. He saw Great War action at Mons, Ypres and the Somme, but survived to help Britain during the Second World War.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Suffolk: Number of pupils regularly skipping school falls by nearly 25%

The rate of truancy in Suffolk has fallen dramatically in the last three years, according to new figures released by the Department for Education.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Pet owner flies in helicopter to find missing dog

Dog owner Lewis Blythe, left, chartered a helicopter to search for his and his partner Gary Lee's dog Murphy.

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Bury Free Press

Marvels ready for moonlight walk

A Marvel-lous effort will see 80 Slimming World members from the Mildenhall area take part in this year's Girls Night Out in aid of St Nicholas Hospice Care.

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East Anglian Daily Times

Bury St Edmunds: New A 750k community facility gets estate's backing

A new 750,000 community centre in Bury St Edmunds has edged closer to becoming a reality after residents voiced their overwhelming support.

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Ipswich Evening Star

Suffolk/UK: Driveway parking rules are eased - allowing homeowners to rent out space

Local authority rules restricting homeowners from renting out their driveways for short-term parking have been eased after the intervention of local government secretary Eric Pickles.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Newmarket Today

Burglar stole to fund drug habit, court told

A prolific burglar who ransacked homes in Wickhambrook to help fund his drug addiction has been jailed for three years.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Missing dog located on Lakeland fell after owner hired private helicopter

A PET dog missing for five days on the Lakeland fells has been found safe and well after its owner hired a private helicopter a specially trained search dog to help locate the animal.

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Bury Free Press

Victory for campaigners in Bury St Edmunds

Campaigners are celebrating a victory after a planning inspector rejected a council's plan to allow development on a green open space in Bury St Edmunds.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Bury Free Press

Notorious West Suffolk fraudster's latest prison sentence reduced

The 55-year-old, of Freewood Street, Bradfield St George, was jailed last month for 27 months at Ipswich Crown Court.

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Bury Free Press

Bury St Edmunds pub regular with own plaque dies

A regular at Bury St Edmunds' Old Cannon Brewery - whose favourite seat was reserved by a personalised pub plaque - has passed away.

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Bury Free Press

Put your best foot forward for 18-mile Bury to Clare walk in aid of hospice

Walkers Pamela Bailey and Sara Mortimer with Lucy Alfred, St Nicholas Hospice Care Design and Events Officers, and Kevin Marshall, of Positive Steps Fitness and Wellbeing, and Dylan the Labradoodle, at Nowton Park, where the Bury to Clare Challenge walk to raise funds for St Nicholas Hospice Care will start ANL-140416-123624001 Walkers are urged to ... (more)

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Cambridge Evening News

Concern for missing Bury St Edmunds man Paul Henbury after sightings in Cambridge

Police are appealing for help to trace a 41-year-old man who went missing from Bury St Edmunds who is now thought to be in the Cambridge area.

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